The current KCFCA representative is Deputy Chief Greg Tryon, Eastside Fire & Rescue.
The current (2012-2015( KCFCA alternate is Deputy Chief Erik Wallgren, Renton Fire & Emergency Services.
King County Council has established a committee and it is named the King County Emergency Management Advisory Committee (EMAC). The EMAC also serves as the King County Region 6 Homeland Security (R6HSC)/Citizen Corps Council (CCC).
This committee is established and authorized by King County Ordinance No. 13623, as amended.
The scope of the committee shall be to:
- Advise the King County Executive, the King County Council, and the Office of Emergency Management on emergency management issues and facilitate coordination of regional emergency planning in King County.
- Assist King County government in the development of programs and policies concerning emergency management.
- Review and comment on proposed King County government emergency management rules, policies, or ordinances prior to their adoption.
- Review and recommend proposed modifications to the Regional Disaster Plan for Public and Private Organizations in King County.
- Advise and recommend the allocation of SHSP homeland security funding coming to Region 6 and address regional homeland security issues.
- Review and recommend Region 6 Citizen Corps activities.
- Establish and oversee workgroups and task forces.
- Coordinate implementation of the Washington State and Region 6 Strategic Plans for the region.
- Promote regional collaboration on homeland security strategies, policies, and funding.
This committee shall be composed of membership as defined in KCC 2.36.055. The King County Fire Chief's Association is established within the bylaws, as a voting member.
The KCFCA shall nominate a representative, and an alternate, which are subject to approval and appointment by the King County Council.
For more information you can contact Chief Chris Tubbs of the Mercer Island Fire Department.